What is worldly concern?

Famous quotes containing the words concern and/or worldly:

    Social distinctions concern themselves ultimately with whom you may and may not marry.
    Katharine Fullerton Gerould (1879–1944)

    The weariest and most loath├Ęd worldly life,
    That age, ache, penury and imprisonment
    Can lay on nature is a paradise,
    To what we fear of death.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)